‘Ka Hā ‘ō Ka ‘Āina“The life breath of the land”
The garden, The purpose
‘Ka Hā ‘Ō Ka ‘Āina, the Life Breath of the land.
‘Ka Hā ‘Ō Ka ‘Āina is committed to preserving the indigenous and endemic plants of Hawaii. The grim statistics speak volumes about how many plants have already been lost. Through seed retention, propagation and soil building ‘Ka Hā ‘Ō Ka ‘Āina is committed to lessening the extinction rate of native Hawaiian plants. Education along with public and private collaboration with knowledgeable persons provides new information on all aspects of Hawaiian plants.
Number of Hawaiian plant taxa listed as Endangered or Threatened by Federal and State governments
number of Hawaiian plants with 50 or fewer individuals remaining in the wild.